FYI PHILLY: Last Minute Valentine's Ideas - February 11, 2017

This week on FYI Philly, it's a celebration of girl power with power tools! We meet some hot sauce-making sisters who have a new hot spot to eat. Valentine's procrastinators, we have you covered-from flowers delivered fresh and fast to breakfast in bed recipes and a host of romantic restaurants.

It's an FYI for you Saturday at 7pm on 6abc, with an encore presentation Sunday at midnight.

Here are the details on this week's features:

Last Minute Valentine's Ideas: Normandy Farms
Looking for some DIY ideas to impress your valentine? Erin O'Hearn gets some tips from the hospitality experts at Normandy Farm.
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Do it yourself food ideas for your Valentine!

Normandy Farm
1401 Morris Rd, Blue Bell, PA 19422
(215) 616-8500
http://www.normandyfarm.com/
https://www.facebook.com/normandyfarmhotelcc

Valentine's Day Cocktail Recipes

Dark Rum New-Old Fashioned
2oz Dark Rum (Dictador Barrel Aged)
3 dashes Bitters
1/2oz Dark Agave Nectar
1 cherry & 1/2 slice of orange
Splash of Club Soda
Method: Put cherry, orange slice and bitters in rocks glass and muddle. Add rum and agave, fill with ice and stir, top with the splash of club soda.

Puppy Love
3/4 ounce creme de bananes
3/4 ounce cherry vodka
1/2 ounce heavy whipping cream
1/2 oz grenadine
Method: Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice and pour in all ingredients. Shake well and strain into a cordial glass.

First Crush
Lime juice, for rim of glass Sprinkles for coating rim (the kind used for ice cream) 3 ounces orange vodka 1 ounce fresh orange juice 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
Method: Rim a highball glass with lime juice and then sprinkles and set it aside. Shake all the ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker and pour into glass that was set aside

Last Minute Valentine's Ideas: Urban Stems
Valentine's Day is just around the corner and, if you haven't developed a game plan yet, Karen Rogers has an FYI for you on a new place in Philly that specializes in fast floral delivery.
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Have your flowers delivered by messenger!

Urban Stems
care@urbanstems.com
(855)-61-HAPPY
https://urbanstems.com/cities/philadelphia
https://www.facebook.com/SendUrbanStems/

Last Minute Valentine's Ideas: Romantic Restaurant Roundup
Last minute Valentine's plans? Or maybe just looking for a new spot for a date night? We round up some restaurants new to the Philly scene and a couple that have familiar names.

Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse - Alicia
200 Main Street
King of Prussia, PA 19406
610.337.4810
http://davios.com/kop
https://www.facebook.com/DaviosKingofPrussia/

Lou Bird's - Erin
500 S 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19013
(267) 804-7977
http://www.loubirds.net/#home
https://www.facebook.com/LouBirds/
https://www.instagram.com/loubirdsphilly/

Cinder - Karen
1500 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA
(215) 800-1079
http://www.cinderphilly.com/
https://www.facebook.com/cinderphilly

Pumpkin - Melissa
BYOB Restaurant
1713 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19146
(215) 545-4448
http://pumpkinphilly.com/
https://www.facebook.com/pumpkinbyob


Root Restaurant - Erin
1206 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125
(215) 515-3452
http://rootrestaurant.com/
https://www.facebook.com/rootrestaurantwine/

Last Minute Valentine's Ideas: Cupid in the Sky
Looking for a romantic escape but don't have time to leave the city? Erin O'Hearn has an FYI for you on a Center City spot with a mountain ski lodge feel and a special 6 course romantic meal that comes with a twinkling view of the Philly skyline.

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Visit a ski lodge 51 floors up!

Sky Philadelphia/Sky Lodge
1717 Arch Street, 51st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215.557.7887
http://skygarten.com/
http://www.skyphiladelphia.com/
https://www.facebook.com/skygartenphilly/

Cupid in the Sky
6 Course Valentine's Meal, Tuesday, February 14th, 6-8pm
https://skybrunch.ticketleap.com/cupid-in-the-sky/details

Atlantic City Restaurant Week
March 5th-10th, 2017
https://www.acrestaurantweek.com/
https://www.acrestaurantweek.com/gift-cards/
https://www.facebook.com/ACRestaurantWeek
https://twitter.com/VisitAC
https://www.pinterest.com/dineinac/

Atlantic City Restaurant Week Sweepstakes!
Enter to win 2 tix to the Atlantic City Restaurant Week kickoff event February 22nd, 530-8p at the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa + a gift certificate to any participating restaurant!


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Sisters team up to make some of the best hot sauces around.

Made in Philly: Lulu Bang Burgers & Wangs
The Common Table (a pop-up space run by The Enterprise Center)
Lulu Bang Burgers & Wangs is at The Common Table at least through February, likely extending through April. The sisters are shopping for a permanent restaurant home!
310 S. 48th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19143
https://www.facebook.com/JoycesSoulfulCuisine/
https://www.joycessoulfulcuisine.com/

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Rent or own. Two high rises offer great views and a great location!

New Luxury Living
1919 Market Apartments
1919 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-249-6472
www.1919marketapts.com

One Riverside Luxury Condominiums
(A Dranoff Property)
225 South 25th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-600-2496
www.oneriversidecondos.com

Philly Home & Garden Show: Empowering Women with Power Tools
Looking to make your home your castle? Well, sometimes that requires some pretty heavy duty machinery so the whole FYI gang got together for a group workshop designed to empower women with power tools.
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Do it yourself projects for cheap!

Theresa Clement: My Fix it Up Life
Make It-Take It workshop
Saturday, February 18 @ 11am
Philly Home and Garden Show

Theresa Clement: My Fix it Up Life
Make It-Take It workshop
Saturday, February 25th @ 1pm
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
2318 Washington Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19146
http://www.habitatphiladelphia.org/updates/make-ittake-it-workshop-theresa-clement
https://www.facebook.com/habitatphiladelphia/

Philly Home + Garden Show
FEBRUARY 17 - 19, 2017
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks
100 Station Avenue
Oaks, PA 19456
215.274.1948
https://www.facebook.com/homeandgardenevents
https://www.instagram.com/phillyhomeshows/

Free Philly Home + Garden Show Tickets Sweepstakes!


Flower Show Preview: The Central Exhibit
Forget what the groundhog says. The Philadelphia Flower Show is OUR signal that spring is just around the corner. Melissa Magee has an FYI for you on this year's Dutch-inspired Central Exhibit.

PHS Philadelphia Flower Show
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Get a preview of an exhibit that will be at the Philadelphia Flower Show.


Holland: March 11-19
https://theflowershow.com/
https://www.facebook.com/theflowershow

PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Gala Preview Party
Friday, March 10, 2017
6:00pm - 10:30pm for Benefactors
7:00pm - 10:30pm for Patrons and Young Friends
'Flowers After Hours' I Love the 90s party on the show floor
Saturday, March 11, 2017, 930p-1230am
https://theflowershow.com/experiences/flowers-after-hours
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
https://theflowershow.com/special-events/event/black-tie-preview-party

Last Minute Valentine's Ideas: FYI Loves the Arts
In this week's FYI Loves the Arts, we visit two exhibitions perfect for Valentines.
www.TheArtsinPhilly.org
Twitter@TheArtsinPhilly
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Love is on display in an exhibit at the Rodin Museum and another at the Woodmere.

The Rodin Museum: The Kiss
2151 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA 19130
(215) 763-8100
http://www.rodinmuseum.org/
The Woodmere Museum: A More Perfect Union?
9201 Germantown Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19118
(215) 247-0476
https://woodmereartmuseum.org/

Free Ticket Sweepstakes!
The Playhouse on Rodney Square
1007 N Market St, Wilmington, DE 19801
(302) 888-0200
http://duponttheatre.com/
https://www.facebook.com/ThePlayhouseDE
Win Tickets to see Riverdance: February 21st- 26th & Pippin: March 7th-12th
http://6abc.com/thegrand/

Shelter Me
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Watch this week's segment on pet adoption.


PSPCA
https://pspca.org/
https://www.facebook.com/PennsylvaniaSPCA
Philadelphia Headquarters
350 E. Erie Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19134
(215) 426-6300

Fishtown Center
1546 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19125
(215) 309-6851
Central PA Center
2801 Bloom Rd, Danville, PA 17821
(570) 275-0340

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